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Date: May 03, 2010
Drs. Habib M. Ammari and Timothy Daniels Are Each Awarded Hofstra's Annual Stessin Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Publications
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY – Hofstra faculty members Dr. Habib M. Ammari, assistant professor of computer science, and Dr. Timothy Daniels, assistant professor of anthropology, have been named the 2009-2010 winners of the Lawrence A. Stessin Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Publications.
Dr. Ammari was recognized for his first book, 2009’s Challenges and Opportunities of Connected k-Covered Wireless Sensor Networks: From Sensor Deployment to Data Gathering (Springer, August 2009), and Dr. Daniels was honored for his book, Islamic Spectrum in Java (Ashgate, 2009).
The Stessin recipients will be recognized at the 2010 Honors Convocation at 9 a.m. on May 16, 2010, at the John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus. This is the 26th year the prize has been awarded.
Dr. Stessin was a journalist who joined the Hofstra University faculty as a professor of management in 1958 and served continuously until his retirement in 1973. After graduation from the Columbia University School of Journalism he worked at The New York Times and as a columnist and later as an associate editor of Forbes Magazine. Dr. Stessin also published in a wide range of scholarly and academic media. During his lifetime and as part of his will, Dr. Stessin made substantial contributions to Hofstra University, including his contribution to the Endowment Fund, which led to the establishment of the Stessin Prize, an incentive and reward for junior faculty who publish the results of their scholarly work.
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